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Did You Know You Can Melt Chocolate With a Hairdryer?

Did You Know You Can Melt Chocolate With a Hairdryer?

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

Dessert

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Energy Bites (Naturally-Sweetened)

Can I just say how much I love this time of year on the blog??When I first began blogging, it seemed as though November and December were the busiest …

Hot Chocolate Hacks: Tasty Twists on the Classic Recipe

Leave it to Target’s Archer Farms to transform something as simple as instant hot cocoa mix into the ultimate gourmet treat. And leave it to the</b> …

Cheese Stuffed Meatloaf

It was 10:50pm and my daughter sent me a link on Facebook asking me to please, pretty please, make this for her.<p>Usually I would send one back telling …

♥ Matcha Chocolate Pistachio Cups ♥

Are you sick of chocolate peanut butter cups? Let's make something different. Totally different!<p>Thanks Jamieanne from the Sweetest Kitchen for the …

12 Things You Might Not Know About "The Twelve Days of Christmas"

Pipers piping? Geese-a-laying? Five goool-den rings? What in the name of yule logs is this song all about? The short answer, it turns out, is that …

Twelve Days of Christmas and tetrahedral numbers

How many gifts are there in the song Twelve Days of Christmas?<p>Day 1: 1 gift<br>Day 2: 1 + 2 = 3 gifts<br>Day 3: 1 + 2 + 3 = 6 gifts<br>…<br>Day 12: 1 + 2 + 3 + … + …

Twelve Days of Christmas - Day 2 - Bud Light Earrings

Keep your Christmas spirits bright this Christmas with a fun pair of bud light earrings.<p>For this project you'll need:<p>6 teardrop crystals in your …

Find Things to Do in Orlando, Florida

Move over, sugar plums! Celebrate the twelve days of Christmas with Visit Orlando's list of twelve delicious treats that will be in your dreams this …

Making Your Own Belly Dance Costumes

PHOTO CREDIT: Above photo by John Rickman Photography, San Jose, California.<p>Belly Dance Costumes:<br>Making Your Own<p>Table of Contents<p>General Advice on …

Belly Dancing

6 Reasons to Appreciate Belly Dancing

Originating from the Middle East, belly dancing is not just about shaking one’s booty and pillows – it’s an art. Practitioners are everywhere, from …

Dancing

It's Hard Out Here for a Male Belly Dancer

Men who have the urge to sashay around in colorful dresses while shaking their bellies and balls on stage are in for an uphill battle.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Zorba, "the Veiled Male"</i><p>A few years back, a young man walked into a dance studio in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan and started offering belly …

Belly dancing 'associated with a positive body image'

Belly dancing is seen by many as a sexy, provocative activity. But a new study suggests that women who participate in belly dancing do not …

Pagan Non-Profit Helps At-Risk Teens Through Dance

Minneapolis Witch Tasha-Rose knows the power of belly dance and how it can transform. She’s hoping to use that transformational energy to help …

Aha Moment: Bono and Belly Dancing

Yillah Natalie grew up studying ballet. But when her family couldn't afford classes anymore, she had to quit. Puberty compounded her identity crisis. …

Dancing

This 100-Year-Old Belly Dancer Will Sass Your Face Off

Catherine Furst has been moving and shaking for more than 70 years and she's awesome.<p>http://youtu.be/46F2-phIC0M<p>"I don't feel 100," says belly dancer Catherine Furst, who hit the century milestone this weekend. Furst has been dancing for more than 70 years. To celebrate her birthday, she broke out …

North Carolina ‘Satanist’ And ‘Cannibal’ Arrested For Murder, Bodies Found In Shallow Graves In Backyard

A “Satanist killer’s” home in North Carolina has been described as a house of horrors by law enforcement officers. Pazuzu Illah Algarad, 35, was …

How to make a DIY Ugly Sweater

We attended my husband’s baseball team’s Christmas party last night and had a great time. He plays with a GREAT group of guys with equally amazing …

Sweaters

Diet Weight Loss, Nutrition Tips and More

20 Organization Tips to Create the Chicest Desk Ever

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Our desks are basically our little homes away from …

"Is that you, Hiro?" This kid's Big Hero 6 cosplay is out of this world! 【Photos】

“How is your cosplay so perfect…?” “How did you <b>escape from the movie screen</b>?!” “Are you ACTUALLY Hiro?”<p>For Filipino artist and self-confessed …

Anime

Celebrating 5 Years with Chocolate Bread Pudding

Five years ago, I hit publish and Taylor Takes A Taste was born! What started as a way to improve my food photography has turned into more than I …

Smelting Aluminum Cans to Ingots

Warbirds Wood & Aluminum Bar<p>Pair of Steak Knives With Wenge + Copper<p>Improved Stove Top Fan (from Junk)<p>PVC Class<p>yes wood is what I use the …

Vegan Chai Latte

Do I miss the Midwest? Hmmm.I <i>don’t</i> miss needing a car to go everywhere.<br>And I <i>don’t</i> miss the freezing temps, ice and snow.But I <i>do</i> miss family and …

Japanese cosplay photographer shares tips on taking amazingly ethereal photos

Japanese cosplay photographer Suzutama recently made the rounds online for his <b>beautiful photos</b> of <i>Monster Hunter</i> cosplay in the snow. In order to <b>get</b> …

Cosplay Enhanced by Soul Design

Dark Chocolate Cherry Scones

Every time I go to a bakery, I always have the scone. I’m afraid to make them at home, because I’m afraid they’ll be hard as a hockey puck. Kind of …

Afternoon Tea

What Happens When You Stop Brushing Your Hair for a Week

Six women ditched the bristle—and each one had a very different seven-day experience.<p><i>The article was repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>So much of our identity is tangled up in our tresses. Our hair shows the world who we are—or who we want to be. And our combs and brushes play a big role …